Archive for December 6th, 2010

Waikiki Edition Guests Score Surf, Sand, and Wellness
With Surf and Bikini Boot Camp

For spa-goers who are looking for an adventure in paradise where they can get fit, experience nature, and get in tune with their minds and bodies, an exciting escape awaits at The Waikiki Edition. Surf and Bikini Boot Camp, which was developed by a team of experts, is a four-day experience that combines intense physical workouts and rejuvenating spa treatments while affording guests the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of Oahu. Guests will also enjoy daily cuisine prepared by the hotel’s executive chef. The all-inclusive program is held in groups eight to 16 guests of all ages and fitness levels and is customized to accommodate guest’s individual needs. The package includes:

  • Day One:  Morning yoga at the sunrise pool, followed by a guided hike through the lush Maunawili Falls, afternoon surf lessons, and an evening spa treatment
  • Day Two: A Killer Cardio class, followed by a run to a nearby lagoon where stand up paddleboards await, and a relaxing end-of-day spa treatment
  • Day Three: A morning core class then hike through scenic Oahu and a surf lesson with a pro
  • Day Four: A guided morning kayak trip to the Mokolua Islands, which includes snorkeling and lunch, followed by a yoga class on the Edition’s private beach and a final luxurious spa treatment.

The Surf and Bikini Boot Camp will be offered on a monthly basis, debuting January 13-16, 2011. The boot camp is $775 (single occupancy) per day which includes an ocean view room, meals, spa treatments and activities. There is a reduced fee of $445 a day for a second guest (double occupancy).

Signing Off: Sagittarius

By Guest Blogger | Dec 6, 2010

“Sagittarians love to connect to and understand the world at large. Whether their travels to a spa take them across the globe or across town, they want to feel as if they are in another destination entirely. Therefore, treatments like the Java Lulur or Shirodhara, which offer the flavor of exotic lands, will intrigue and satisfy the Archer’s quest-seeking nature. With their sign ruling the liver, Sagittarians should opt for services that promote detoxification—herbal wraps, mud treatments, and others—and bodywork that focuses on the lower back and thighs, areas in which they carry a lot of tension.—Stephanie Gailing

Stephanie Gailing, MS, CN, is a professional astrologer and nutritionist with more than 16 years of experience. The author of Planetary Apothecary: An Astrological Approach to Health and Wellness (Crossing Press, 2009), Gailing writes “Signing Off,” a monthly column for American Spa that gives guidance on using the stars to cater to clientele. To check out Gailing’s blog, click For further Scorpio insights, turn to page 144 of American Spa’s November issue.

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